EpiC CentrE
Third iCE KiNG album, released as Compact Disc in 2012, as well as digitally

All epics are being performed still, possibly slightly adapted







I. Lost and Found
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Verses from "On a Roman Helmet" by William H. Ogilvie (1869-1963)

II. 1103 B.C.
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Verses from "The History of Britain" by John Milton (1608-1674)

III. Lord Lochinvar
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Verses from "Lochinvar" by Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832)

IV. Ockham's Razor
Guitar composed by Bas L.G. Verdin

V. Toppen av Isberget
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Verses from "Du Gamla, Du Fria" by Richard Dybeck (1811-1877)

VI. Pirates of the Northern Seas
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin, with a wink to César-Auguste Franck (1822-1890)
Verses from "To the Hesitating Purchaser" and "Treasure Island" by Robert L. Stevenson (1850-1894)

VII. Blue, Red and Blood
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Verses from "The Battle of Waterloo" by William Th. Fitz-Gerald (1759-1829)

VIII. Sorrow of Love
Guitar and vocals composed by Bas L.G. Verdin
Verses from "The Sorrow of Love" by William B. Yeats (1865-1939)

IX. Blue, Red and Blood - Pars Altera
Guitars composed by Bas L.G. Verdin



Mastering by Estudio AML in Brazil
Graphics based on picture by Death Bird Art at the Battlefield of Waterloo in Belgium

Projections of paintings, live or online:
I. "The Course of Empire - Desolation" by Thomas Cole (1801-1848)
IV. "Filosoof Met Een Open Boek" by Salomon de Koninck (1609-1656)
V. "The Icebergs" by Frederic Edwin Church (1826-1900)
VII. "La Bataille de Waterloo" by François Andrieux (1759-1833)



"Many have tried to define what I do, and all have failed in doing so, including myself. This is only logical, since music in my eyes is precisely 'saying' what cannot be said otherwise, and more than what is being said otherwise. Our society now seems to deal only with things that can be captured in kids' language, and things - music or not - petty and cheesy enough to not confront us with the tragic and heroic human condition. If history could speak, if my own music could speak, it would sound like an EpiC CentrE though, this working title being only the tip of the iceberg as a matter of course..."